How do I use the Game Tools while playing a game on my Galaxy S8+?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Game Tools


Learn how to access the Game Tools to enhance your gaming experience.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Using the Game Tools


1. Open a game app.

Note: If it's your first time opening a game app without the Game Launcher set up on your device, you will need to go through a tutorial and agree to the terms of service.

2. To display the Navigation Bar, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.

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3. To use the Game Tools feature, touch Game Tools.

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4. Use the following tools to improve your gaming experience:

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   • Full screen: Changes the screen resolution to fit the infinity display.

   • No alerts during game: Most alerts will be muted and hidden during gameplay.

   • Hard press button lock: Prevents accidental screen contact during gameplay.

   • Edge touch lock: prevents accidental phone edge contact during gameplay.

   • Screen touch lock: Lock your screen to prevent accidental touch.

   • Screenshot: Take a screenshot to capture your incredible moments.

   • Record: Record your gameplay to capture unexpected moments.

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